Although concerns have been expressed about what Tallis (2011) has termed "neuromania"--the view that the complexity of human consciousness can be reduced to neural activity--neuroscience research methods are nevertheless being applied to an array of new fields, such as neuroaesthetics, neurotheology, neurolaw
, neuroeconomics, and neuroeducation, to name a few.
LAW firm Hugh James has appointed Ciaran McCabe as a partner to work in its neurolaw
49) Stephan Schleim, Brains in Context in the Neurolaw
Debate: The Examples of Free Will and "Dangerous" Brains, 35 INT'L J.
Shen, The Law and Neuroscience Bibliography: Navigating the Emerging Field of Neurolaw
, 38 Int'l J.
Garcia-Lopez presents the book Forensic Psychopathology, Law, Neuroscience and Criminal Justice System, where he introduces the Neurolaw
concept in an innovative way in the context of Latin American publications, being one of the first texts on the subject written in Spanish.
Molecular neuroeconomics of crime and punishment: Implications for neurolaw
conceptualized the "law" part of neurolaw
as limited to what
Shen offers a novel overview of neurolaw
and mental privacy and considers how the law should treat different types of government-compelled neuroimaging evidence and other neuroscience evidence, including lie detection and mind reading.
is a relatively new field, courts have relied on
Morse, "Avoiding Irrational Neurolaw
Exuberance: A Plea for Neuromodesty," Mercer Law Review 62 (2011): 837-859.
By its very nature, brain injury affects people for life and needs expert, skilled handling to ensure their care is secure for the rest of their life," says Andrew Harding, partner and head of the neurolaw
team at Hugh James.
Gamboa & Paul Prachyl, The Vocational Economic Consequences of Brain Injury: An Update, NEUROLAW
LETTER, July 1999, at 73.